Online Musical Improv 6 Week Course

The Maydays and The Nursery are delighted to announce new six week courses focusing specifically on musical improv online.

Your online musical improv course is finally here!

6 weeks of improvising musicals with two of the most experienced teachers on the improv scene. You will have an opportunity to connect with people around the world and share community and laughter through Musical improvisation games and scenes.

During this online course, you’ll be introduced to the core skills of melody and lyrics, rhyming and choruses, leading to the ability to create songs on any topic right there. In a supportive and nurturing environment, you’ll see how to fit songs into scenes and perform with flair and commitment.

Please note this class will involve some solo singing.

This is an intermediate class and some experience of musical improvisation is encouraged, however, if you’ve any questions feel free to contact us at

These classes are energetic and playful, and each one is different, offering an opportunity to play and grow in challenging times.

Who’s teaching it?

Heather Urquhart (The Maydays / The Nursery) Joe Samuel (The Maydays)


This course runs for 6 weeks from 3rd June, 7.30 pm-9.30 pm each week in a zoom room.


General: £200.00
NHS/Concession/Unwaged: £180.00
General plus donation: £250.00


Joe is the Director and Musical Director of The Maydays.  He is a classically trained pianist and violinist and is one of only a handful of professional improviser musicians in the world.  He has directed and played for a baffling array of improv troupes both in the UK and across Europe as well, as playing...
Heather trained in Physical Theatre and has studied improvisation at Chicago’s I.O theatre and Annoyance. She improvises with the Olivier Award winning Showstopper! The ImprovisedMusical and is one of the directors of The Maydays. Her duo improv show ‘Ten Thousand Million Love Stories’ has also toured extensively most recently to Texas, Montreal and Karachi. Heather’s other regular improv exploits...
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